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Fourth Generation Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum kicked off the fourth generation of Pokémon. Two years later, fans of the Johto region were treated to a remastered adventure in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Discuss the games, explore the features, share your experiences, and help other players out!

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Old November 16th, 2012 (10:30 AM).
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So there's a thread on BW2 asking what was your in-game name, your rival's and your Pokemon, so why not here, right? :D

So here it is!

My name: LilJz ( That's my gamer's tag )

Rival: Ethan ( I was lacking in ideas, and I recently watched Chuggaaconroy's LP of Pokemon Crystal where he named his rival Eyan, so I guess I took the idea from there)

Pikachu: Pika (Since it was a female and I preferred Pika for a female Pikachu )
And as for the other Pokemon in my team, I didn't name them. I liked their name the way it was.
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Old November 16th, 2012 (4:11 PM).
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Old November 16th, 2012 (10:41 PM).
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In my latest playthrough of Platinum:

Me - Nichole (my real name)

Rival - Barry (I always use default names for the rival)

Pokemon - I don't usually nickname my Pokemon.
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Old November 16th, 2012 (10:51 PM). Edited November 17th, 2012 by Rainbow Arcanine.
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I decided to be a boy in my Platinum playthrough, honestly I found their design cooler and I do have a slight fondness for Lucas. I always found the default names pretty cool so I just stuck with Lucas.

Looking at my rival, the default name immedieately popped in my head, I thought Barry suited him quite well actually :D.I might of called him Ozzy like Superskarmory but that was obviously trashed :I.

For HG Gold since I found the Pokedex Holder version of him hilarious and a cool character. The rival, default name like usual Silver, since I thought it sort of suited him.
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Old November 17th, 2012 (2:46 PM).
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I named myself God, and I named my rival Frankie (some old bully in my middle school)
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Old November 17th, 2012 (4:56 PM). Edited November 18th, 2012 by curiousnathan.
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I named myself the usual - Nathan, while my rival in Johto, Silver.

In Sinnoh again, I was Nathan, and my rival was Lucas (a friend of mine).
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Old November 17th, 2012 (6:58 PM).
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Mines Seth for SS and Jane for Pt.

Rivals though, I use the defaults. Im not great at names
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Old November 17th, 2012 (7:34 PM).
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my name: i'm not giving my name on the internet, sorry!
rival: tyson (suits him better then barry thats for sure)
pokemon: twiggy! its a shame that everyone else choose that name to though, i was really hoping it would be an original name

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Old November 17th, 2012 (10:09 PM).
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Just like any other game that I play, my characters name shared mine (Brendan), and I left the rivals with their default names.

As for my Pokemon, I nicknamed all of them except for the legendaries. My starter in Platinum was a Piplup named Czar, and my HeartGold starter was Cyndaquil, which I named Ty.
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Old November 18th, 2012 (10:33 AM).
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In SS, my name was Gold, my rival was Silver, and my pokemon weren't nicknamed.
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Old November 18th, 2012 (11:12 AM).
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As always, I used my own name for myself (Shaun), and a random friend's name for the rival.

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Old November 20th, 2012 (4:09 AM).
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My name-Black - my name is always Black, I just like the character!


Pokemon- Here are my names: Cyndaquil-Blitz; Totodile-AquaCroc; Rattata- RatPack; Pidgey-AerialAce; Onix-Rocky; and Bellsprout-KillerVine.
My name in the games is always Black, so it's weird in Pokemon Black when you go to the TV and see the Adventures of Black.
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Old November 20th, 2012 (4:31 AM).
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I'd like use the default names.
Me: Lucas
Rival: Barry
P'mon: No nicknames for P'mon because I like default names.
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Old November 21st, 2012 (5:13 PM). Edited November 23rd, 2012 by Lanayru.
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Named my character Marlene.

Named my rival Ryan.

My pokémon: Empoleon-Empolia. (I didn't realise it was a girl 'till I got to Sunnyshore City). Luxray-Pheonix, Rapidash-Blaze, Staraptor-Staravia (preferred that name), Gastrodon-Gastro and Rhydon-Baron. I used Rhydon to learn the HM's cut, rockslide, rock smash and strength, as I've posted before.

I ♥ Pokémon Pearl.

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Old December 8th, 2012 (9:42 AM).
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My rival...gosh I can't even remember. I think I went with the default name of Barry. :T

I never nickname my Pokemon, honestly. I made the dumb mistake of nicknaming my Turtiwig "Leaf" once. Now it's a level 70-something Torterra used for breeding and the occasional battle. The nickname no longer fits for the monstrous creature it is.
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Old December 8th, 2012 (1:29 PM).
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Yeah I don't even know where that came from tbh...
I played Diamond back in 2007 when I was 12 so I gave my rival quite a seemingly random name lulz.
I can't remember the names for my other games >.> they're much more recent though so they probably have some kind of meaning behind them.
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Old December 8th, 2012 (2:51 PM).
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My names in the games were:

In Diamond: Diamond
In Pearl: Pearl
In Platinum: Platinum
In HG: Me- Gold, Rival-Silver
In SS: Me-Silver, Rival-Gold

And yes i played them all

The only nickname i used for a Pokemon was:
- HM-slave (Like whooper, machoke :p)
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Old December 9th, 2012 (2:06 PM).
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In Platinum:
My name: Lisa
Rival's name: Terry
My team:
Richter the Empoleon
Lisa the Persian
Shari the Dusknoir
Ashley the Crobat
Kimberly the Flygon
Vince the Jolteon

And yes, I realize that my trainer and Persian are both named Lisa. This is completely intentional.

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Old December 9th, 2012 (2:43 PM).
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I always choose to be female and call myself Graham. There's a long backstory to Graham who is a time traveller who loses all memories of her past travels when her head normally hits a rock. Occasionally she loses all powers to speak as well although in Skyrim the only language she spoke was Dovah. She's been everything from the Commander of N7 to Dragonborn to well...a Pokemon trainer.

I get very bored...

My rival's name in D/P/Pt was Steve and in HG/SS it was Rain after my dog. Lol.
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Old December 10th, 2012 (10:53 PM).
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My name is always "Sean" (from Mr. Connery, and his 007-movies).
Rival's name is always "Mike" (Just a random found name...)

And I don't give a nickname to my Pokémon's
Proud to be Dutch!

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Old December 11th, 2012 (5:36 PM).
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Named myself A. Named my rival B. I didn't really feel like taking time to think of clever names haha. Same goes for the Pokemon.

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Old December 12th, 2012 (1:35 AM).
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Named my trainer Samus and my Rival Ridley as I was obsessed with Metriod.

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Old December 17th, 2012 (10:25 AM).
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my name in Pearl: Lati
rivals name: buttfce

my name in Platinum: Latifah
rivals name: stupid

my name in Soul Silver: Lati
rivals name: bastard

As you can tell I am still immature xD


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Old December 26th, 2012 (7:09 PM).
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"SARA" (for me) and "B#%CH" (something like that [for my rival {I thought swear words were hilarious back then}]).
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Old December 26th, 2012 (10:28 PM).
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I name my character Hannah, which is my real name, and my rival, Khyle, which is my pair's name. As for the Pokemon, I don't nickname 'em.
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